Lowell man charged with stealing a school bus, attempted burglary

LOWELL — Police say a 24-year-old man from Lowell went on a crime spree early Saturday morning in Montgomery, that included attempted burglary, stealing a school bus, possession of narcotics, and driving through multiple

New border markers in Derby Line have residents upset

DERBY LINE — In an attempt to alert motorists entering the U.S. at the Route 5 Port of Entry at Derby Line, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently added two new markers that

Sobriety checkpoint scheduled in Orleans County this weekend

NEWPORT — Starting today, Vermont State Police and local law enforcement will be completing a DUI roadside sobriety checkpoint in the Orleans County area. The checkpoint could be established anytime this weekend, and at

Colombian arrested in Derby Line gets 13 months in prison

DERBY LINE — John Acosta-Bermudez, a Colombian citizen with landed immigrant status in Canada, was sentenced yesterday to 13 months of imprisonment following his guilty plea to a charge that he re-entered the United

LIST: Big game hunting dates and reporting stations in Orleans County

NEWPORT — Early black bear hunting season starts September 1. Hunters who take a bear, deer, turkey, or moose during the Vermont hunting seasons must bring the animal within 48 hours to the nearest

Dirty 40 Road Race kicks off this Saturday in Derby

DERBY — The Dirty 40 Race is set to kick off this Saturday, Aug. 30, in Derby. The event will be starting at 9 a.m. at 57 Junior High Drive in Derby. With a

Jennifer Barrett defeats Franklin in primary

NEWPORT — In the heated primary race for Orleans County State’s Attorney, Jennifer Barrett has defeated incumbent Alan Franklin. With 17 of 20 precincts reporting, Barrett has 56 percent of the vote: Alan Franklin

Single-vehicle accident in Coventry this morning

COVENTRY — A 19-year-old woman from Newport was involved in a single-vehicle accident this morning in Coventry. Police are reporting that Makayla Cote was traveling south on Lane Road in Coventry at around 8:30

Police still looking for suspect after attempted abduction in Newport on Friday

NEWPORT — Local law enforcement agencies are still on the lookout for a man, described as approximately 5’10″ and of medium build, appearing to be clean shaven with acne scars, who police say attempted

Echo Lake Road Race goes on despite logistical challenges

CHARLESTON — Two glorious summer days greeted athletes and their families as they took part in the 22 Annual Echo Lake Road Race over the weekend. The format this year was changed a bit
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